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Parliament sets conditions for Bujagali tax waiver

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL) will refund US$342 million to the Ugandan government for overpaid fees subject to a forensic audit by the Attorney General. This is after Parliament chaired by Speaker Anita Among on Wednesday, 15 March 2023 adopted the report of the Adhoc …

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Review taxes on internet, devices-CSOs

This comes at a time parliament is now involved in coming up with a proposed budget for the next financial year Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan government need to review taxes on internet and internet-enabled devices such as smartphones ahead of the proposed national budget for the Financial Year …

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Uganda’s fiscal deficit is worrying: Minister Musasizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Finance in charge of General Duties, Henry Musasizi has raised concerns over the country’s high fiscal deficit saying it’s worrying. Parliament in May this year passed a budget of 48.1 trillion shillings for the financial year 2022/23. However, out of the total …

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Two URA employees awarded UGX 400m for torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Uganda Revenue Authority employees have been awarded 400 million Shillings as compensation for the torture they were subjected to while in detention. The two employees; Robert Asiimwe Akanga, a Customs Officer and driver Stevens Kalenga were separately arrested on allegations of stealing USD …

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Youth call for tax waivers on their enterprises

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Youths from across the country have urged government to waive off taxes on youth enterprises that have been earmarked to benefit from the Parish Development Model (PDM). The youths made this call during a plenary meeting of the Fifth National Youth Parliament where they observed that …

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